Jan 31, 2013 8:00am PST
at u.c. berkeley, foreign-born, get this wonderful education, microsoft offered you a job for over $100,000 a year, and we have to say if the country will keep you. most of those students are told, they can't stay, get out of the united states. >> get out of the united states. he says for the first time in years both parts of immigration reform can happen. the illegal and the skilled immigration part of it. he also said the skilled part of the equation has, quote, been held hostage to the possible debate over illegal immigration and they haven't been able to fix the high-tech part of it because it's wrapped up in one bruising debate. >> what washington is doing when it comes to the lower immigration jobs it hijacking those higher edution jobs that we need? >> absolutely. >> with the tools that we have -- >> we want to import talent. but we want to grow talent. weapon want engineering and math in the education system. we have to do better with that. and he said better teachers make better students. he's not saying our teachers are bad -- >> our mechanics are bad. >> we need to raise up g
Jan 12, 2013 7:30pm EST
. that is what you see with the taliban. uc sub organizations in different directions. understanding those networks gives us tools to undermine them. i have heard is said and me criticized we need to dig deeper and put ourselves in issues of some organizations but not to understand how they're able to exploit the drone strikes to recruit but how they operate to undermine them and so we can undermine them. the last thing i will say, this is the model not just applicable and they had close relationships with omar who reportedly intervened on -- intervened on his behalf. so that does look like a close operational relationship. but going forward on the future of afghanistan i could not agree more about the money issue. i published a paper called russian roulette that is a comparison of the last days of the russian occupation in the '80s of where we are today. i don't think from sustainability we have done better. it is depressing but in a lot of ways you could make a strong argument that he was a more creative leader than cars i. with amigo going forward? especially with fatah. we have effecti
Jan 15, 2013 4:00pm PST
to read and express human emotions. researchers at uc san diego are working on the project with scientists across the country and in japan. they say robots like this may help develop social interaction in special needs kids, and that's a fox watch across america. i mean, i hope that works out. that was one creepy robot. let's just admit this. the best selling author of "the da vinci code" out with a book. had fans solve a puzzle to find out the title. don't worry, we will just tell you next. [ lisa ] my name's lisa, and chantix helped me quit. i honestly loved smoking, and i honestly didn't think i would ever quit. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. it put me at ease that you could smoke on the first week. [ male announcer ] some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these stop taking chantix and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of depress
Jan 13, 2013 5:00pm PST
the teenager who died as 18- year-old tucker welling. authorities say a juvenile was flown to uc davis with critical injuries. and two 19-year-olds were taken to queen of the valley hospital with serious injuries. investigators believe speed may have been a factor in the crash. >>> in the south bay, the medical examiner has identified two 19-year-olds killed in a car accident yesterday morning on northbound 880 in san jose. the coroner says louis carlos flores and joseph robert silon died when their car hit a dirt embankment near the old bayshore off ramp. initial investigation suggests alcohol may have played a role in the crash. >>> about a dozen people were sickened this morning at a san jose hotel, after guests started smelling a chemical odor. fire officials say in all, 13 guests on the 18th floor, the san jose hilton complained of throat and eye irritation. no one was hospitalized. everyone, though, was told to stay in their rooms while hazmat crews investigated. tonight, there is still no word on just what that chemical was. >>> fire crews in mountain view rushed to a two-alarm
Jan 8, 2013 7:00am PST
other drivers heading north. researchers from uc berkeley tracked more than 350,000 drivers using cell phone and gps devices and found if 1% of drivers would cancel their trips, traffic would drop by 14%. that means 8 minutes would be saved per hour. traffic ends up congesting quickly once the road's capacity is increased which is why researchers say one small change could make an impact. some drivers are skeptical. >> i don't think there will be a easy fix. i don't think there's a reverse commute anymore because there's people commuting from down here to where i live and then there's people commuting from where i live to down here. it's a hot mess. >> reporter: researchers say the study's findses are significant and could be -- findings are significant and could be helpful. caltrans and others in the industry are studying survey to see if they can install lights at freeway ramps to help space out traffic. you are looking at a live picture of the northbound lanes of 101 where traffic seems to be flowing okay. the southbound lanes are pretty clear. that's the picture out here right now.
Jan 9, 2013 7:00am PST
the last few years. >> the total average cost of a uc school is now $31,000 a year. state schools are up to $23,000. >> tori, that's a lot of money. >> that's not cheap. >> that's a lot of money. >>> 7:36. sal is coming back. sal, would you say this is the peak of the commute? >> i would say so. as a matter of fact, right now, we do have the traffic getting busy on all levels, almost everywhere you look here. let's start off and take a look at 237. you can see some stop and go traffic, crossing 880 continuing on to 101. you will see slow traffic at the mantague expressway. not a lot of accidents but just a lot of slowing throughout the south bay. moving along and taking a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. we have a 15, 20-minute delay as you drive through. we've been keeping an eye on the livermore valley this morning. it's butcy. we have the maps to show you -- busy. we have the maps to show you that the maps, 680 and 84, i should say, are very slow trying to get down. we've had a couple of minor incidents. if you drive on 680 in pleasanton, give yourself extra time. let's go to steve.
Jan 15, 2013 7:00am PST
at uc santa cruz raising questions about how big our galaxy really is. they think it may be half as big as other scientists say it is. they are basing that on how slowly the stars of the outer milky way are moving. they say that's one way to measure the size of thal galaxy. they -- of the galaxy. >> smart people. >> i know. >>> also really smart is sal. are we still at the peak hour, sal? >> yeah, we are. this is between 7:00, 7:30, 7:45. that's when we have the most traffic. we're seeing some of that right now as we look at 237 shing -- seeing some slow traffic there, continuing all the way out to 101. most mostly slow traffic. the morning commute will be busy if you are at the toll plaza. westbound once on the bridge looks good. if you are driving on the south bay commute, northbound 87, that crash near 280 has been moved to the shoulder but 280 itself is slow from about 87 to cupertino, let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sal. a very cold morning. a lot of 20s from lake county to the santa cruz mountains. some higher clouds coming in. beautiful sunrise. i think the damage is done here.
Jan 31, 2013 7:00am EST
be introduced by two former senators, sam nunn, democrat of georgia, and john warner, republican of virginia. uc senator ayotte and senator mccaskill behind her. patty is in knoxville, tennessee. caller: good morning. the problem i have is he is a veteran, and go ahead and appoint a man. op harping on what happened in the past and what he said and appoint a man. we found out last week that we don't have anybody over at the atf. that may be a problem with out- of-control people with government. have a good day. host: thomas tweets in. back to your calls. paul in brooklyn. good morning. please go ahead. caller: when i think about -- i am doing annual reviews at work, and one of the questions that comes up is what the employee is doing best for themselves or best for the company, and how to they rate on that spectrum. when i look at the nomination process that is going on right now, i look at the senators and, now, i look at the senators and, they are
Jan 8, 2013 7:00am PST
in pacif the womb. they tested 40 american and 40 y tim swedish newborns. they counted how many times uc babies sucked on a pacifier as they listened to english and swedish language. americans sucked more often when hearing swedish and vice versa.rns it's con researchers believe that newborns were interested in the foreign sounds. >>> mcdonald's is embracing a new name in australia later this month.nge they'll change the signs on 13 i of its restaurants down under to macus, the australian name for the chain. in in honor of the australian day, the holiday. it will only be temporary po through the end of the month. >> they're changing mcdonald's to -- >> maccas.ma just >>> we all know that accessories are important, right? that even goes for cutting-edge consumer electronics. we'll see the new smartphone accessories and much more at the big show in las vegas right now coming up on "cbs this morning." we'll be right back. >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" at 8:00 is brought to you by our sponsor, with the inside story on shingles. an intense burning sensation like
Jan 8, 2013 3:00am PST
assessment of child and teen program at uc san francisco dr. lustig. he's out with an extremely important new book. "fat chance beating the odds against sugar, processed food, obesity and disease." everybody should buy this book and read from it. this is going to be cutting edge in terms of how we look at food and, specifically, let's talk about sugar. which you lay the blame of obesity on sugar. >> actually, i really don't. there are lots and lots of ways to get obese. >> okay. >> lots of different food stuff that contribute to weight gain. for instance, harvard school of public health showed potato chips and french fries were the biggest single contributors to weight gain. >> absolutely. >> the thing about sugar that is so cit is the cause. the thing that takes you from obesity to all the metabolic problems that occur secondary to obesity. that is the hypertension, the diabetes, the heart disease and likely the cancer and the dementia. conglomerately we call this metabolic syndrome. >> got it. okay. that characterizes it well. >> that's where the money goes. >> it does, we can talk about --
Jan 29, 2013 12:00pm EST
: the senator from new york. mr. schumer: i have been asked to make a u.c. statement. before i do -- and i know that senator kerry will be speaking tomorrow, so i'll be brief. i think i speak on behalf of every one of us here that we so admire the job he has done in his past life in many different phases. we're excited that he'll be our secretary of state. and i think for john kerry, the best is yet to come. mr. president, i ask unanimous consent the senate proceed to a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to ten minutes each. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. grassley: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from iowa. mr. grassley: i would ask to speak in morning business for 15 minutes. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. grassley: my fellow members know that the issue of transparency is a very favorite topic of mine, and i come to the floor today to speak about transparency as it relates to a very specific problem within the department of housing and urban development. it's no secret that i have worked to bring greater transparen
Jan 2, 2013 8:00pm EST
science professor in raleigh, north carolina. he received his degree from uc san diego. he was part of a team of analysts who correctly predicted the outcome of the popular vote in this year's presidential election between mitt romney and president obama. today, he will give us an over view of the events and values that shaped the 2012 election while giving us an inside look at the challenges, choices, public opinion, researchers face in pre-election polling. please try me in welcoming dr. romney. [applause] -- please join me in welcoming dr. michael dimock. >> thank you. it is always a time to talk about the polling process, the time where we think a lot about what is going on and worry even more than normal about how affect the polls or. we all have our fingers crossed going into election day that our poll will ultimately be closed to the outcome. we were fortunate to get enough again this year to of them well but it's a tricky proposition. i thought i would start by talking by -- about the election. and how it played out over the course of that from our polls in -- and the exit p